Hello, we'd like to outsource our home office.
May 19, 2014 10:17 AM Subscribe
My boyfriend and I would like to rent a nearby office space to use as....well, office space. However, neither of us have enough freelance income to justify the cost on the application papers.
posted by redsparkler to Work & Money (12 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
After crunching the numbers, it's just cheaper for us than moving into a larger apartment, and the only reason we'd move into a larger apartment is to get additional office workspace.
Adding to the complication: he's a grad student with good credit but terrible financials right now, while I've got a steady decent-paying job but awful credit.
What's the best way to address all this with the property management folks without scaring them off? Should we try to play up our freelance work, or is it okay to just say we need the workspace for schoolwork and occasional freelancing? We've got a pretty stable renting history, if that would help at all.